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Barack Obama will host his first in-person campaign event for Joe Biden on Wednesday.

US President Donald Trump has imposed sweeping sanctions on Iranian banks, seeking to deal a further blow to Iran’s economy as it struggles to deal with coronavirus.

<em>Harris</em>, Pence portray two very different visions for America

Mitchell Plitnick

Harris, Pence portray two very different visions for America

Comment: Despite both candidates attempting to appeal to a broad base of voters, the gulf between their parties was clear for all to see, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Trump to spend 'next few days' in hospital

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump to spend 'next few days' in hospital

US President Donald Trump is being sent out of the White House to a military hospital as he reports being 'fatigued' just shortly after being ...

Presidential elections: US wildfires ignite climate change row

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Presidential elections: US wildfires ignite climate change row

Trump was due to visit California for a briefing on record wildfires that have killed 35 people, as political opponents accused him of being in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump accuses rivals of undermining confidence in Covid-19 vaccine

Trump again hinted a coronavirus vaccine will be available before November's election, as he accused his Democratic rivals for the White House of undermining public confidence in the immunization.

The New Arab Staff

Biden's 'partnership plan' receives mixed response from Arab-Americans

Biden's plan touches issues from the Muslim ban, no-fly lists, refugee resettlement, census representation, to foreign policy pledges including ...

The New Arab Staff

Biden administration would provide Israel aid without condition: Harris

Harris appeared to dismiss attempts by fellow Democrats to have aid to Israel withheld over rights violations against Palestinians.

Mobashra Tazamal

Trump revives racist 'birther' conspiracy theory for Kamala Harris

Comment: Just as they did for Obama, Republicans and right-wing media will level their attacks not against Harris's policy positions, but ...

What a Biden-<em>Harris</em> ticket means for the Middle East

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

Mitchell Plitnick

Pro-Palestine Democrat wins reveal weakening influence of Israel money

Comment: A string of defeats for pro-Israel candidates shows that Israeli support is not enough to overcome the progressive wave taking over the ...

Joe Biden picks <em>Kamala</em> <em>Harris</em> as his running mate

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate

Joe Biden has chosen Kamala Harris as his running mate, making her the potentially first Black woman Vice President.

Trump cancels controversial 'Juneteenth' rally

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump cancels controversial 'Juneteenth' rally

The event has been postponed "out of respect" for the June 19 "Juneteenth" holiday.

Biden clinches Democratic nomination for 2020 race against Trump

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden clinches Democratic nomination for 2020 race against Trump

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden says he has enough votes to win the Democratic nomination and take on Donald Trump at the 2020 US ...

Iranian hackers targeted US presidential campaign: Microsoft

The New Arab & agencies

Iranian hackers targeted US presidential campaign: Microsoft

Iran-linked hackers attempted to gain access to hundreds of accounts associated with US presidential campaigns, Microsoft said Friday.

Sophia Akram

Palestinian hopes lie in US elections, not Israel's

Comment: Trump has emboldened Netanyahu's right-wing agenda. A change of leadership in US politics is needed to make a real difference for Palestinians, writes Sophia Akram.

Amr Salahi

Tulsi loves Assad: Syria and the 2020 US elections

Syria is no longer a major news story in the US, but one Democratic Party presidential hopeful’s record on Syria may come back to haunt her.

The New Arab & agencies

Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi accuses Trump’s of 'racist attacks'

Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, has accused President Donald Trump of 'racist attacks'.

The New Arab & agencies

'What racism looks like': Congresswomen react to Trump's tweetstorm

Four progressive Democratic congresswomen reacted on Sunday to US President Donald Trump's suggestive tweets, telling them to 'go back' to the ...

Trump to Congress: 'You can't impeach me'

The New Arab & agencies

Trump to Congress: 'You can't impeach me'

Trump urged to Congress that he cannot be impeached as the Muller report investigating his allowing of Russian involvement in the 2016 elections ...

The New Arab

Spike in death threats against Omar following Trump tweet

Ilhan Omar said she has received an increasing number of death threats following Donald Trump tweets of video footage of 9/11, accusing her of ...

White House denies Trump inciting violence against Ilhan Omar

The New Arab & agencies

White House denies Trump inciting violence against Ilhan Omar

The White House denied Trump inciting violence against congresswoman Ilhan Omar after he tweeted a video of her spliced with footage of the 9/11 ...

Pompeo urges Saudi Arabia to release US citizens

The New Arab & agencies

Pompeo urges Saudi Arabia to release US citizens

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that he had asked Saudi Arabia to release 'wrongfully detained' US citizens.

BDS Bulletin: Doing the right thing will cost you

Karim Traboulsi

BDS Bulletin: Doing the right thing will cost you

From academic blacklisting to legal prosecution, supporting the Palestinian dream of freedom from occupation could cost you dear; but it's the ...

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